Definitions for macaulayməˈkɔ li

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Macaulay, Thomas Babington Macaulay, First Baron Macaulay, Lord Macaulay(noun)

    English historian noted for his history of England (1800-1859)

Wiktionary

  1. Macaulay(ProperNoun)

    of Gaelic origin.

  2. Origin: From Scotland, an anglicisation of the Gaelic Mac Amhalghaidh ("son of Amhalghaidh"). From Ireland, an anglicisation of the Gaelic Mac Amhlaoibh ("son of Amhlaoibh") or Mac Amhlaidh ("son of Amhlaidh"). These Gaelic names are derived from the personal name Áleifr and Óláfr

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  1. Ethel Barrymore:

    For an actress to be a success, she must have the face of a Venus, the brains of a Minerva, the grace of Terpsichore, the memory of a MaCaulay, the figure of Juno, and the hide of a rhinoceros.

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